Deadline Reminder

Deadline for Nominations and Application for the 2020 Nel Oudemans and Marie Hélène Allain Fellowship Awards is approaching. Nominations and Applications for both awards must be postmarked by June 30, 2020.  Please consult the website for complete nomination/application details.

Theresa Macknight at Sunbury Shores

A $25,000 Salute to Creativity

Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation is dedicating $25,000 in Signature Grants to salute and support the creative spirit of New Brunswick visual arts organizations dealing with the challenges of the 2020 pandemic.  Social distancing necessitated the closure of traditional venues for exhibition, art education and celebration; yet art is bubbling through, thanks to the hard work[…]

Gemey Kelly - Carleton University

Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation 2020 Career Development Awards

SHMF is committed to supporting the ongoing career development of artists through educational programs.  In 2020, the foundation will award $17,000 in scholarships and bursaries to winners of juried competitions.  The Board of Directors is grateful for the professional adjudication of the following arts professionals: Amy Ash, Jim Boyd, Elizabeth Grant, Christiana Myers, Maggie Rose,[…]

Marilyn McDonough - Mount Allison University

Marilyn McDonough

2020 Fred Ross Scholarship Recipient   The Fred Ross 4- year renewable scholarship has been awarded to Marilyn McDonough, a graduating senior at St. Malachy’s High School.  Jurors were impressed with her passion for creativity, reflected in a wide experimentation with artistic mediums.  Ms. McDonough will enter the Fine Arts Program at Mount Allison University[…]

Anna Torma

Strathbutler Artist Anna Torma wins prestigious Saidye Bronfman Award

Congratulations to Anna Torma on her national recognition for excellence in the visual arts. The Saidye Bronfman Award ($25,000) is one of the largest individual prizes for fine craft in Canada. In addition, every year, the Canadian Museum of History acquires works from the winner for its permanent collection. After winning the Strathbutler Award in[…]